(1)   The act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
"Drink was his downfall"
(2)   The act of swallowing
"One swallow of the liquid was enough"
"He took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
(3)   Any liquid suitable for drinking
"May I take your beverage order?"
(4)   A single serving of a beverage
"I asked for a hot drink"
"Likes a drink before dinner"
(5)   Any large deep body of water
"He jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"


(6)   Be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to
"The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
(7)   Take in liquids
"The patient must drink several liters each day"
"The children like to drink soda"
(8)   Consume alcohol
"We were up drinking all night"
(9)   Drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
"The husband drinks and beats his wife"


  1. To consume (a liquid) through the mouth.
    He drank the water I gave him.
  2. To consume liquid through the mouth.
    You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
  3. To consume alcoholic beverages.
    You've been drinking, haven't you?
    No thanks, I don't drink.


  1. A served beverage.
    I’d like another drink please.
  2. A served alcoholic beverage.
    Can I buy you a drink?
  3. The action of drinking, especially with the verbs take or have.
    He was about to take a drink from his root beer.
  4. A type of beverage (usually mixed)
    My favourite drink is the White Russian.
  5. Alcohol beverages in general.
    It’s enough to drive you to drink.
    She has a problem with the drink.
  6. (the drink; colloquial) Any body of water.
    If he doesn't pay off the mafia, he’ll wear cement shoes to the bottom of the drink!

  • (served beverage): beverage
  • (served alcoholic beverage): beverage, see also WikiSaurus:alcoholic beverage
  • (action of drinking): gulp, sip, swig
  • (type of beverage): beverage
  • (alcoholic beverages in general): alcohol